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Peripheral Vascular Technician - PRN

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Employer Name:   Catholic Health Initiatives
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Last Updated On:   10/18/2017
Job Title: 
Peripheral Vascular Technician - PRN
Job Category:   Clinical:Cardiac/Catheter/Perfusion/EKG/EP Lab
Location:   Pasadena
Texas
 
Job Description:   **Peripheral Vascular Technician - PRN** **Description** Patients Medical Center (PMC) provides inpatient and outpatient medical and surgical services to residents of Pasadena, Deer Park, La Porte, Baytown, and Clear Lake. The facility includes 53 medical/surgical beds, eight ICU beds and three endoscopy rooms, and offers a range of primary and specialized services—wound care, general surgery, gastroenterology, occupational health, heart and vascular, women’s services, diagnostic imaging, outpatient rehab services, and sleep disorders. **POSITION SUMMARY** Operates ultrasound equipment and Performs a variety of technical diagnostic procedures which encompass the specialty areas of Peripheral Vascular Imaging; Performs complete diagnostic test including positioning of the patient, calibration of equipment, and documentation of findings under the direct supervision of the supervisor or Non Invasive Cardiology Manager **Qualifications** **MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS** **Education and Licensure** **Required** Associate’s Degree health related program in a related medical field, which include seminar course training in cardiac ultrasound OR one year certificate; Registered by American Diagnostic Registry for Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) as RVT or RDCS -OR- Registered by Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI) as RVS or RCS **Minimum Experience** None required **Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities** Good Communication and Written Skills **POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES** 1. Prepares equipment ensuring that equipment is operational, safe and functioning according to diagnostic standards 2. Ensures that daily equipment and room maintenance is performed and that special precautions and measures are performed to ensure infection control standards 3. Actively Participates with patient testing, performing routine, non-routine, urgent, and emergent patient requests 4. Reviews the physician request to verify the type of diagnostic test requested and that the indication for the procedure is consistent 5. Provide specific diagnostic test information to the patient ensuring that the patient is aware of the diagnostic test involvement and Provides patient education about the procedure 6. Obtain patient history according to specific departmental procedural protocol 7. Perform physical assessment and tests according to specific departmental protocol 8. Position the patient for the examination according to specific departmental protocol 9. Select the specific equipment pre-sets and modifies the settings to ensure that optimal image; Doppler and color Doppler information is obtained 10. Ensure that all recording equipment is operational 11. Complete the diagnostic examination according to specific departmental procedural protocols. Specific procedures each have defined protocols 12. Completes supporting documentation demographic and diagnostic information required for departmental, hospital and patient record documentation 13. Complete preliminary diagnostic reports and communicates with staff and physicians as needed to assure proper patient care 14. Other Responsibilities involving QA monitoring, new procedures, continuing education and students **Job** Clinical Support **Primary Location** TEXAS-PASADENA **Daily Schedule** PRN **Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period** 40 **Weekends Required** Occasional **Req ID:** 1700000603
Job Features:   

Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) is a national nonprofit health system with headquarters in Englewood, Colorado. The faith-based system operates in 17 states and includes 78 hospitals; 40 long-term care, assisted- and residential-living facilities; two community health-services organizations; two accredited nursing colleges; and home health agencies.

With total annual revenues of more than $10.7 billion and approximately 83,000 employees, CHI ranks as the nation’s second-largest faith-based health system. In fiscal year 2012, CHI provided more than $715 million in charity care and community benefit, including services for the poor, free clinics, education and research.

Catholic Health Initiatives is committed to:
  • Creating new ministries that build healthy communities
  • Reaching new milestones in clinical quality and compassionate care
  • Implementing an agenda of social justice
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